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Canadian Neighbor Pharmacy: Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing in Patients with Respiratory Muscle Weakness

Patients with quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, and other forms of neuromuscular disease demonstrate significant abnormalities in chest wall and lung mechanics which are attributed to ventilatory muscle weakness. These abnormalities place these patients at significant risk to develop life-threatening respiratory complications. Previous investigators have described a reduction in chest wall compliance in patients with neuromuscular weakness. […]